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Court Upholds Rafters’ Enhanced River Access (access required)

Although whitewater rafters want greater recreational access to headwaters of the protected Chattooga River, and landowners living near the headwaters argue against increased access, the 4th Circuit upholds the balance struck by the U.S. Forest Service which will allow floating ...

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Airport Dismissed from Bird Removal Suit (access required)

Plaintiff, a protection and advocacy group for eagles, may sue U.S. Department of Agriculture officials alleging a program to remove eagles from the Norfolk Botanical Garden violates federal environmental and wildlife protection laws, but the Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses ...

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Scope of Impact Statement Covers Bridge Project (access required)

Federal and state defendants planning to replace the Bonner Bridge between mainland North Carolina and the Outer Banks’ Hatteras Island did not violate the National Environmental Policy Act by seeking approval of only the bridge replacement and denying the public ...

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